NACAC Championships in Athletics

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Not to be confused with CAC Championships.

The North American, Central American and Caribbean Championships is a continental track and field athletics event organised by the North America, Central America and Caribbean Athletic Association. The last of the six IAAF areas to hold a continental senior athletics competition, the NACAC Championships' inaugural edition was held in 2007 in San Salvador, El Salvador. Three hundred athletes competed at the 2007 Championships and a total of 26 nations were represented.[1] The United States dominated the first edition with a total of 43 medals, including 28 gold medals. Mexico and Trinidad and Tobago took second and third places with totals of 20 and 11 medals, respectively.

Editions[edit]

Edition Year City Country Date Venue No. of
Events
No. of
Athletes
1 2007 San Salvador  El Salvador July 13–15 Estadio Jorge "Mágico" González 43
2 2015 San José  Costa Rica August 7-9 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica 38

Records[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Record Name Nationality Date Championships Place Ref
100 metres 10.07 +1.9 Sheldon Mitchell  Jamaica 7 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
200 metres 20.12 +1.8 Rasheed Dwyer  Jamaica 9 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
400 m 44.64 Lalonde Gordon  Trinidad and Tobago 7 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
800 metres 1:45.79 Ryan Martin  United States 9 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
1500 metres 3:45.08 Andrew Wheating  United States 8 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
5000 metres 13:57.53 Lopez Lomong  United States 8 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
110 m hurdles 13.23 +1.5 Mikel Thomas  Trinidad and Tobago 8 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
400 m hurdles 48.70 Javier Culson  Puerto Rico 9 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
3000 m steeplechase 8:39.51 Michael Spence  United States July 14, 2007 2007 Championships El Salvador San Salvador, El Salvador
High jump 2.25 m (7 ft 412 in) JaCorian Duffield  United States 8 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Pole vault 5.15 m (16 ft 1034 in) Jose Montano  Mexico July 13, 2007 2007 Championships El Salvador San Salvador, El Salvador
Long jump 8.06 m (26 ft 514 in) -0.4 Cameron Burrell  United States 8 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Triple jump 16.98 m (55 ft 812 in) +1.4 Yordany Durañona  Dominica 7 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Shot put 20.54 m (67 ft 412 in) Jonathan Jones  United States 9 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Discus throw 60.68 m (199 ft 034 in) Russ Winger  United States 8 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica [2]
Hammer throw 72.72 m (238 ft 634 in) Roberto Janet  Cuba 9 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Javelin throw 79.30 m (260 ft 2 in) Riley Dolezal  United States 9 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
4×100 m relay 38.07 Mario Forsythe
Jason Livermore
Oshane Bailey
Sheldon Mitchell
 Jamaica 9 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
4×400 m relay 3:00.07 Clayton Parros
Calvin Smith
Marcus Chambers
James Harris
 United States 9 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica

Women[edit]

Event Record Name Nationality Date Championships Place Ref
100 metres 11.01 (+1.4 m/s) Samantha Henry-Robinson  Jamaica 7 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
200 metres 22.50 +1.3 Kyra Jefferson  United States 8 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
400 metres 50.82 Courtney Okolo  United States 7 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
800 metres 2:00.48 Chanelle Price  United States 8 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
1500 metres 4:14.78 Rachel Schneider  United States 8 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
5000 metres 16:24.86 Kellyn Taylor  United States 8 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
100 m hurdles 13.05 -0.3 Tenaya Jones  United States 7 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
400 m hurdles 54.35 Tiffany Williams  United States 8 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
3000 m steeplechase 9:56.75 Ashley Higginson  United States 8 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
High jump 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Levern Spencer  Saint Lucia 9 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Pole vault 4.50 m (14 ft 9 in) Kristen Hixson  United States 7 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Long jump 6.93 m (22 ft 834 in) (+2.0 m/s) Quanesha Burks  United States 8 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica [3]
Triple jump 14.23 m (46 ft 8 in) +1.3 Shanieka Thomas  Jamaica 7 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Shot put 18.62 m (61 ft 1 in) Jill Camarena-Williams  United States 8 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Discus throw 59.27 m (194 ft 514 in) Stephanie Brown Trafton  United States 14 July 2007 2007 Championships El Salvador San Salvador, El Salvador
Hammer throw 72.41 m (237 ft 634 in) Amber Campbell  United States 8 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Javelin throw 60.34 m (197 ft 1112 in) Kara Winger  United States 7 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
4×100 m relay 42.24
Barbara Pierre
Lekeisha Lawson
Dezerea Bryant
Kyra Jefferson
 United States 9 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
4×400 m relay 3:25.39 Kala Funderburk
Charonda Williams
Tiffany Williams
Courtney Okolo
 United States 9 August 2015 2015 Championships Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clavelo Robinson, Javier (2007-07-16). USA dominates 1st NACAC Senior Championships. IAAF. Retrieved on 2009-06-16.
  2. ^ "Discus Throw Results". tiempodellegada.com. August 8, 2015. Retrieved August 10, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Women's Long Jump Results". tiempodellegada.com. 9 August 2015. Retrieved 1 August 2016. 

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